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OAKHAM or OAKUM to OPEN with a place

OPENING to OUT-FIT
OPENING
ORDINARY
ORLOP
OVER-BOARD
OVER-CAST-STAFF
OVER-HAULING
OVER-MASTED
OVER-SETTING
OUT
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ORLOP

ORLOP, (over-loop, Dutch, faux-pont, Fr.) a platform of planks laid over the beams, in the hold of a ship of war, whereon the cables are usually coiled, and the several officers store-rooms contained.


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